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September 30, 2015 | Blog Post

EPA Updates 30-Year-Old Water Quality Standards

After 30-plus years of inaction, the EPA recently issued requirements that power plants use affordable, state-of-the-art technologies to reduce their pollution—or eliminate it where feasible.

September 21, 2015 | Letter

Letter to Oakland City Council on the Proposed Oakland Coal Export Terminal

On behalf of the Sierra Club, West Oakland Environmental Indicators Project, San Francisco Baykeeper, and Communities for a Better Environment, to provide a response to the September 8, 2015 letter sent by Stice & BlockLLP and attachments on behalf of the Oakland Bulk and Oversized Terminal, LLC.

September 3, 2015 | Blog Post

Coal Ash’s Unhealthy Glow

A new study reveals dangerous radioactivity in coal ash, the toxic waste generated by burning coal for electricity.

September 2, 2015 | Letter

Letter to Oakland City Administrator on the Proposed Oakland Coal Export Terminal

On behalf of the Sierra Club, West Oakland Environmental Indicators Project, San Francisco Baykeeper, and Communities for a Better Environment, to provide their comments relating to the proposal to develop California’s largest coal export terminal at the former Oakland Army Base redevelopment, now known as the Oakland Global Trade and Logistics Center on the Oakland waterfront.

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